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IM&T Project Portfolio

Portfolio Management

Information Management & Technology Revised Project Process Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What requires an IM&T Project?

  • IM&T Project Requests are required for any of the following:
    • Any technology request that requires central funding
    • Any technology request that requires substantial IM&T staffing resources to implement and/or support
    • Any technology request that requires a data feed
    • Any technology request that poses a potential information security threat
  • Requests Submitted through the Facilities Capital Request process do not need to be submitted through the IM&T Process.
  • Contact IM&T if you are not sure how to proceed and we will be happy to provide guidance

How do I submit an IM&T Project Request?

When should I submit an IM&T Project Request?

  • The revised IM&T Project intake survey will not close.  Projects can be submitted at any time throughout the year
  • IM&T requests that departments submit projects as early as possible to ensure ample planning times
  • Any project requiring central funds for FY19 must be submitted by 11/3/17.

 How are resources allocated to a Project?

  • All IM&T Project Requests will reside in a Project Backlog until funding and/or IM&T Staffing resources are allocated
  • The IM&T Project Management Office (PMO) is responsible for scoring projects and coordinating with UNC Senior Leadership to approve central strategic funding for project requests
  • The IM&T PMO is responsible for assigning IM&T Staffing resources to a project and determining when a project will start

How can I check the status of my Project?

  • Below is a summary of the available project views:
    • Submitted Projects - Lists all Projects that are submitted and are either assigned to Project Liaisons for Project Proposals or Research Project Managers for Research Scoping
    • Backlog - Lists all projects on the backlog as well as pending projects that have not been activated by the PMO
    • Approved Projects - Lists all active projects as well as all pending projects that have earmarked funding and/or IM&T Resources but have not been activated by the PMO
    • Active Projects - Lists that have been activated by the PMO and are actively being worked on
    • Completed Projects - Lists that have been completed or abandoned

Project Process